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Search: Posts Made By: D1566
Forum: Ferries 18th September 2019, 11:25
Replies: 59
Views: 20,175
Posted By D1566
Hope they can make some progress before it...

Hope they can make some progress before it dissolves :D
Forum: The Engine Room 10th July 2019, 13:07
Replies: 15
Views: 1,935
Posted By D1566
Matco Avon was my only experience of it; not used...

Matco Avon was my only experience of it; not used much due to North Sea trading but when it was called for, it was pretty effective.
Forum: Wrecks 14th March 2019, 22:54
Replies: 2
Views: 1,346
Posted By D1566
USS Wasp wreck found;

USS Wasp wreck found;

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/14/m...t-carrier.html

Can't be many left to find?
Forum: Wrecks 12th February 2019, 20:01
Replies: 4
Views: 646
Posted By D1566
USS Hornet wreck found.

From paulallen.com

https://www.paulallen.com/the-hunt-for-the-uss-hornet/
Forum: Other International Navies 12th January 2019, 13:31
Replies: 0
Views: 738
Posted By D1566
German WW1 submarine emerges off French coast.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-46846988#
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 10th January 2019, 08:38
Replies: 8
Views: 1,277
Posted By D1566
Seems that even the Zombies are getting cold feet...

Seems that even the Zombies are getting cold feet ... :o
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-46811938
Forum: The Engine Room 10th December 2018, 10:06
Replies: 88
Views: 14,579
Posted By D1566
Lovely things Hedemouras ... I once saw one that...

Lovely things Hedemouras ... I once saw one that had oversped and just about cut itself in two ... happily we binned them all after that and re-engined that rig with Wartsilas.
Hedemoura engines...
Forum: The Galley 22nd October 2018, 15:24
Replies: 8
Views: 1,648
Posted By D1566
Pretty sure I can remember seeing Applegarth...

Pretty sure I can remember seeing Applegarth newly built at Appledore in the late 1960s, so maybe it was a replacement?
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 8th October 2018, 15:04
Replies: 1
Views: 606
Posted By D1566
WW1 shipwrecks pictured by sonar off Welsh coast

Fascinating images and stories;

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-45676923
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 25th September 2018, 06:43
Replies: 8
Views: 1,277
Posted By D1566
Dee estuary ship being turned into zombie attraction

Further indignity for the 'Duke of Lancaster'?
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-45626924
I wonder if zombies are impervious to Asbestos?
Forum: The Engine Room 7th September 2018, 06:08
Replies: 75
Views: 27,575
Posted By D1566
I once heard of a J/E, (having been given a dogs...

I once heard of a J/E, (having been given a dogs life the whole trip), Who cut out the profile of a gun out of shim stock, slipped it under the lining of the 2/E's holdall, when said 2/E was...
Forum: Esso Tankers 5th September 2018, 07:16
Replies: 16
Views: 8,006
Posted By D1566
I take it that you have seen this; ...

I take it that you have seen this;
http://www.donbutler.co.uk/esso-norway/esso%20norway.pdf
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 9th August 2018, 09:13
Replies: 8
Views: 1,102
Posted By D1566
Flt/Lt Ronald McKay, RAF passed away at the...

Flt/Lt Ronald McKay, RAF passed away at the weekend.
https://twitter.com/ChiefofAirStaff/status/1026857291813924864
He was the last surviving pilot to have flown Spitfires in The Battle of Britain...
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 31st July 2018, 09:33
Replies: 46
Views: 14,577
Posted By D1566
Yes, Invergordon itself is unremarkable, but...

Yes, Invergordon itself is unremarkable, but there are various attractions within a short coach ride of it.
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 25th July 2018, 08:46
Replies: 2
Views: 2,949
Posted By D1566
Invergordon on 18/07/18;

Invergordon on 18/07/18;
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 25th July 2018, 08:02
Replies: 28
Views: 4,658
Posted By D1566
Costa Meditteranea in Invergordon on Monday 23rd;

Costa Meditteranea in Invergordon on Monday 23rd;
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 25th July 2018, 08:00
Replies: 46
Views: 14,577
Posted By D1566
Berthing in Invergordon now.

Berthing in Invergordon now.
Forum: Say Hello 12th July 2018, 07:15
Replies: 24
Views: 1,494
Posted By D1566
Fascinating list , thanks. Noted that they...

Fascinating list , thanks.
Noted that they built relatively few sailing ships even going back to the early 19th Century.
Interesting to see that HM Government was ordering Tank Landing Ships as...
Forum: J & J Denholm 5th July 2018, 07:24
Replies: 71
Views: 8,199
Posted By D1566
My longest non-stop (apart from breakdowns!) was...

My longest non-stop (apart from breakdowns!) was Gladstone in Queensland to Tarragona in Southern Spain, slow steaming, via Cape of Good Hope.
Forum: The Engine Room 4th July 2018, 11:31
Replies: 82
Views: 20,910
Posted By D1566
Neither did I but there is some info here; ...

Neither did I but there is some info here;

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Opposed-piston_engine
Forum: The Engine Room 4th July 2018, 10:12
Replies: 17
Views: 3,907
Posted By D1566
Thanks very much.

Thanks very much.
Forum: The Engine Room 3rd July 2018, 10:54
Replies: 17
Views: 3,907
Posted By D1566
Thanks but I am struggling with the Google...

Thanks but I am struggling with the Google search; can you provide a link please?
Forum: The Engine Room 27th June 2018, 08:25
Replies: 13
Views: 2,657
Posted By D1566
U-47 had Germaniawerft F46 four-stroke,...

U-47 had Germaniawerft F46 four-stroke, six-cylinder diesel engines, small by Merchant ship standards but still substantial sized liner to remove.
From the description of the problem, I would...
Forum: The Engine Room 21st June 2018, 06:28
Replies: 17
Views: 3,907
Posted By D1566
It seems unlikely that a spill could land on a...

It seems unlikely that a spill could land on a switchboard in this way and the chance of any marine fuel exploding on contact with electrics is also pretty remote. Maybe it was an issue with vapour?
Forum: The Engine Room 20th June 2018, 07:22
Replies: 50
Views: 12,257
Posted By D1566
Never. I only took it with me first trip.

Never.
I only took it with me first trip.
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